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Upcycled Fashions Becoming More Available

Upcycled Fashions Becoming More Available

Upcycled clothing designs are becoming mainstream. Once, one of a kind creations only existed formed from the hands of the crafty. Now however, upcycled designs can be purchased, boutique style, from several sellers. One designer offering handmade recycled clothing is Reet Aus. Her clothing line takes fabric remnants and cast off items and reforms them. Though depending on the specific piece, her production process reduces electricity use by 89% per item and drastically reduces emissions. Also, much less water is needed than it takes to make conventional fabric based designs, up to 85% less. Her website Trash To Trend features repurposed items… read more